Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall EZ Steer ThermoCool Nav

Según U.S. Food and Drug Administration, este evento ( retiro de equipo (recall) ) involucró a un dispositivo médico en United States que fue producido por Biosense Webster, Inc..

¿Qué es esto?

Una corrección al equipo o acción de retiro tomada por el fabricante para abordar un problema con un dispositivo médico. Los retiros (recalls) ocurren cuando un dispositivo médico está defectuoso, cuando puede poner en riesgo la salud, o cuando simultáneamente está defectuoso y puede poner en riesgo la salud.

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  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 2
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  • Notas / Alertas
    U.S. data is current through June 2018. All of the data comes from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, except for the category Manufacturer Parent Company.
    The Parent Company was added by ICIJ.
    The parent company information is based on 2017 public records.
  • Notas adicionales en la data
    Catheter, percutaneous, cardiac ablation, for treatment of atrial fibrillation - Product Code OAE
  • Causa
    Biosense webster, inc. has recently become aware of the omission of the following two warning and precaution statements on the instructions for use (ifu) for the above catheter: 1. if phrenic nerve location is a concern, precautionary measures are recommended to evaluate the proximity of the nerve to the ablation electrode, such as pacing maneuvers. 2. to minimize risk of atrio-esophageal fist.
  • Acción
    Biosense Webster, Inc. sent an Urgent Field Safety Notice letter dated Novembe 22, 2010, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product, the problem, and the action to be taken by the consignee. Consignees were advised to continue use of the affected product and that no further action is required on their part. Consignees were advised that the updated IFU can be found at Consignees were instructed to contact their local Biosense Webster representative if they have any questions or require additional information. For questions regarding this recall call 909-839-8604.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Lot Numbers: 15214996M, 14070102A, 15177599, 15156690, 15156649, 15123384, 15111287, 15079216, 15076033, 15070702, 14138791, 14117351, 14117345, 14117339, 14113236, 14109201, 14102119, 14102116 14093807, 14091431, 14087720, 14081176, 14077787, 14076743, 14075452, 14071539, 14071538, 14068519, 14066570, 14064255, 14060307, 14058853, 14058117, 14056270, 14056269, 14053165, 14052248, 14052247, 14049472, 14043262, 14040370, 14039651, and 14036714
  • Clasificación del producto
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  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Nationwide Distribution
  • Descripción del producto
    EZ Steer ThermoCool Nav Part Number D-1292-02-S Diagnostic/Ablation Catheter instructions for use. || The Biosense EZ STEER~ THERMOCOOL~ NAV Diagnostic/Ablation Deflectable Tip Catheter is a multi-electrode luminal catheter with a deflectable tip designed to facilitate electrophysiological mapping of the heart and to transmit radiofrequency (RF) current to the catheter tip electrode for ablation purposes. The catheter shaft measures 7.5 F with 8 F ring electrodes. For ablation, the catheter is used in conjunction with an RF generator and a dispersive pad (indifferent electrode) for the treatment of: - Type I atrial flutter in patients age 18 or older. - Recurrent drug/device refractory sustained monomorphic ventricular tachycardia (VT) due to prior myocardial infarction (Mil in adults. - Drug refractory recurrent symptomatic paroxysmal atrial fibrillation, when used with compatible three-dimensional electroanatomic mapping systems. The EZ STEER~ THERMOCOOL~ NAV Diagnostic/Ablation Deflectable Tip Catheter provides location information when used with CARTO~ EP Navigation Systems.
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    Biosense Webster, Inc., 15715 Arrow Hwy, Irwindale CA 91706-2006
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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